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Mr. Holland's Opus

Mr. Holland's Opus is a 1995 film which tells the story of a high school music teacher who stays in his teaching position for years, even though he feels his talents as a composer are being wasted. It features a very moving orchestral score and many pieces of classical music.

It stars Richard Dreyfuss, Glenne Headly[?], Jay Thomas[?], Olympia Dukakis[?], William H. Macy[?], Alicia Witt[?], Terrence Dashon Howard[?] and Joanna Gleason[?].

The movie was written by Patrick Sheane Duncan[?] and directed by Stephen Herek[?].

It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor (Richard Dreyfuss).

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